20th Annual Manatee County Stand Down

Nov 03

Turning Points and its partners are hosting the 20th year of helping homeless veterans in Manatee County through Stand Down.

Stand Down focuses on helping homeless and potentially homeless veterans and their families but also helps non-veterans and their families receive critical needs services.

These services include:
Hot Lunch
Distribution of Hygiene Products
Clothing Distribution
General and Mental Health Screenings (including flu shots)
Dental Screenings
Eye Exams
Resume Assistance
Florida ID/Drivers License
Veteran Services
Amnesty Court
Bicycle Raffle

The Open Door Band will be performing live all morning at the Main Stage. There will be fun kids activities throughout the morning. Other guests and performances will be announced soon.

Turning Points is partnering with over 25 local organizations including: Bay Pines VA Healthcare SystemThe Salvation Army of Manatee CountyCenterstone FloridaCareerSource SuncoastMCR Health Services, the Florida Department of Children and FamiliesManatee County Health DeptJFCS of the SuncoastWalgreensLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine LECOM, Goodwill ManasotaVeterans Services, Goodwill ManasotaFamily Resources, Inc. Manatee CountyHOPE Family ServicesManatee County, Florida Government, Mayors’ Feed the Hungry ProgramManatee Technical CollegeState Attorney’s Office 12th Judicial Circuit, Whole Child Manatee and many Veterans, religious, and other organizations.

If you would like to donate helping Veterans, please contact Derrick Heard, the Veterans Program Manager, at dheard@tpmanatee.org

If you would like to volunteer for Stand Down, contact Maureen Mack at mmack@tpmanatee.org

Or donate online at http://tpmanatee.org/donate-online/.

THANK YOU for supporting our Veterans!

Start Time

Saturday November 3rd 2018 @8:00 AM

End Time

Saturday November 3rd 2018 @12:00 PM